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2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: The NES Classic Edition system is a miniaturized version of the groundbreaking NES, originally released in 1985. Just plug the NES Classic Edition into your TV, pick up that gray controller, and rediscover the joy of NES games.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nintendo 0000

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Summary: In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the gaming industry describe their work. Dianna Schwanke is a dealer and floor supervisor at a popular casino; Leanne Painter is a 118-pound jockey who rides and races thoroughbreds; and Suzie Dumont is a game designer and multimedia wiz who produces interactive lotto games. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Pansino, Rosanna.

Summary: The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook combines two things Rosanna Pansino loves: geek culture and baking. Her fondness for video games, science fiction, math, comics, and lots of other things considered "nerdy" have inspired every recipe in this book. You'll find the recipes for many beloved fan favorites from her internet baking show of the same name, such as Apple Pi Pie, the Chocolate Chip Smart...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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Summary: When the Crisps confiscated their teenage son Brandon's Xbox, they never expected him to run away from home.or to die from injuries sustained while in hiding. Using Brandon's story as a case study, this program delves into the growing psychological problems of video game obsession and addiction. Interviews with Brandon's parents and best friend, a family therapist whose patient list includes...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: By day, Jane is an unassuming single mother. At night she's a high-stakes poker player-thanks to the Internet. So far Jane has won thousands of dollars, as have many online gamblers, while others have lost huge sums. This program looks at the explosive cyber-gambling industry, examining some leading sites and profiling men and women whose lifestyles now revolve around card-playing by computer....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Some states and Native American tribes rely on legalized gambling as an essential source of income. But has this income really benefited those it was supposed to help? This program explores the question by weighing the financial benefits derived by host communities against the casino's detrimental effects on local business. Are casinos investing in communities, as suggested by supporters, or...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Bard, Jonathan

Summary: "No longer are sports played only on a field or in an arena. Professional gaming leagues are gaining worldwide recognition for their exciting competitions and star players, most of whom rose to fame through online streaming. From the first video game tournament held in 1972 to today, gaming has come a long way. Major sports organizations, like the NBA and MLS, are sponsoring their own eSports...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 BAR

Adamson, Heather

Summary: "Narrative nonfiction text presents the story of the video game's invention: why there was a need for it, its design and testing, the science behind it, and its lasting impact. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2016

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 794.8 ADA

Yen, Jennifer

Summary: Smart, kind, and pretty, Liza Yang dreams big and never shies away from a challenge. But her mom compares her to older sister Jeannie, and sees Liza as stubborn, rebellious, and determined to push back against all of Mrs. Yang's traditional values, especially when it comes to dating. The one thing they agree on is their love of baking. Mrs. Yang is the owner of Houston's popular Yin & Yang...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2021

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Pozo, Angelica.

Summary: Contains creative techniques for a number of ceramic tile projects with detailed information and instruction on basic tools and materials, glaze application, and techniques for making slab tiles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lark Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 738.6 POZ

Steiner, Christopher.

Summary: The interaction of man and machine can make our lives easier. But what will the world look like when algorithms control our hospitals, our roads, our culture, and our national security? It used to be that to diagnose an illness, interpret legal documents, analyze foreign policy, or write a newspaper article you needed a human being with specific skills--and maybe an advanced degree or two....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.01 STE

Earley, Pete.

Summary: "Pete Earley takes a look at the checkered history of Las Vegas--when moguls, mobsters, and the world's top entertainers came together to create this ultimate monument to American excess. This book reveals the real stories of well-known power brokers like Steve Wynn, Vegas legends like Howard Hughes and Bugsy Siegel, and the rise and fall and rise again of the entrepreneurs behind one of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.3 EAR

Summary: North America has more than 15 million compulsive gamblers, 4.2 million of whom have attempted suicide. But in a society where gambling is a legal form of entertainment and where there is no consensus on its addictive power, what hope do sufferers have for help before it is too late? This penetrating program explores the insidious appeal of the new generation of video gambling machines, the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: A look at professional gaming in the U.S. and its struggle for legitimacy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnus Caput Productions 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC E@T

Bahrami, Beebe

Summary: A strategic trekking guides for walking the Camino, including where to start to get the Compostela certificate and excursions to gateway cities like Santiago, Léon, and Pamplona. Admire folkloric art and Romanesque churches, stroll through the stone archways and winding alleys of medieval cities, and soak up mountain views as you cross over the Pyrenees and descend into green valleys. See the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moon Travel 2019

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Summary: All aboard Guinness World Records 2021 for a life-changing journey of discovery! This year, we're devoting a chapter to the history of exploration, starting with the story of the very first circumnavigation, along with our History of Adventure timeline, featuring a host of remarkable achievements. The fully revised and updated best-seller is packed with thousands of incredible new feats across...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guinness World Records Limited 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J031 GUI

Burgess, Matthew

Summary: Truly devoted to the idea of public art, Haring created murals wherever he went. Often seen drawing in white chalk on the matte black paper of unused advertising space in the subway, Haring's iconic pop art and graffiti-like style transformed the New York City underground in the 1980s. A member of the LGBTQ community, Haring died tragically at the age of thirty-one from AIDS-related...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enchanted Lion Books 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAR

Thallon, Rob.

Summary: "Here for the first time is a complete visual handbook designed for architects, builders, students, and anyone else interested in wood-frame construction. Inside you'll find hundreds of meticulous drawings illustrating every detail you might ever want to know about when building wood, whether you're building basement walls or framing a chimney opening. This wealth of visual information is mined...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Taunton Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 694.2 THA

Cowles, Ashlee

Summary: "After her soldier brother is horribly wounded in Afghanistan, Gabriela must honor the vow she made: If anything ever happened to him, she would walk the Camino de Santiago through Spain, making a pilgrimage in his name. The worst part is that the promise stipulates that she must travel with her brother's best friend--a boy she has despised all her life"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Merit Press, an imprint of F+W Media, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC COW

McAneney, Caitlin.

Summary: The Internet can be one of the most useful tools for young learners. It can also open them up to dangerous situations and inappropriate content. This book teaches readers how to use the Internet responsibly. It addresses relevant issues, including social networking, online gaming, and cyber bullying. Through age-appropriate text, readers will learn how to avoid strangers and keep their personal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 004 MCA

Soontornvat, Christina

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "On June 23, 2018, twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach enter a cave in northern Thailand seeking an afternoon's adventure. But when they turn to leave, rising floodwaters block their path out. The boys are trapped! Before long, news of the missing team spreads, launching a seventeen-day rescue operation involving thousands of rescuers from around the globe....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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Haydu, Corey Ann

Summary: The best-friend-cousins at 86 ½ Twenty-Third Avenue are back for a party! With adorable illustrations and short, easy-to-read chapters, this second installment in the Hand-Me-Down Magic series is perfect for fans of Ivy and Bean and Dory Fantasmagory. Alma's birthday gift for Del was supposed to be delightful and daring--just like Del. Her present was a magical crystal ball, and it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Furgang, Adam

Summary: Written for passionate gamers hoping to turn their skills into a career immediately, this title prepares students for the realities of this competitive industry. Covering all facets of the gaming industry, including production and sales, it also looks into traditional gaming outside of the multimedia industry. With a particular focus on the practical challenges of breaking into the world of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2017

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: 331 FUR
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 331 FUR

Brown, Tami Lewis

Summary: "...a... picture book biography of modern art icon Keith Haring, celebrating the ways his life embodied the message: art is for everyone."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HAR

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